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Moon Information For December 25 2012 (United States)

Moon December 25, 2012 (United States)

The Moon information shown here applies to Washington, District of Columbia, United States on Tuesday, December 25, 2012. (Local time America/New York)

Moonrise to moonset10h3m
Moonrise14:58
Moonset04:55
Distance to the center of the Sun147,125,777 km
Distance to the center of Earth404,989 km
Moon ilumination (at midnight)91%
Lunar phasewaxing
Current zodiac sign the MoonTaurus ♉
Moon age (days past new moon)11.9

Moon-Planet Conjunctions

A Moon-planet conjunction occurs when an astronomical object has either the same, or nearly the same, right ascension or the same ecliptic longitude of that of the Moon, as observed from Earth. Check all the conjunctions in December 2012.

Astronomical ObjectsDate and TimeDegrees Apart
Moon and SpicaDecember 9Spica is 0.8 degrees North of the Moon.
Moon and SaturnDecember 10Saturn is 4 degrees North of the Moon.
Moon and VenusDecember 11Venus is 1.6 degrees North of the Moon.
Moon and Jupiter2012-12-25 19:02Jupiter is 0.5 degrees North of the Moon.

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